Pak shelling kills 1, injures 8 in Afghanistan

ANI | Updated: Jan 09, 2018 22:51 IST

Kabul [Afghanistan], Jan 9 (ANI): At least one person was killed and eight others were injured in shelling from Pakistan, the other side of the Durand Line in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan.

The Khaama Press quoted the local officials as saying that the incident took place on Monday after the Pakistani military opened artillery shelling on the Sarkano district.

The district administrative chief of Sarkano Hanif Khairkhwa confirmed the incident, saying a woman was killed in the shelling.

This is not the first time that shelling from across the border has been reported.

Earlier in December, one person was injured after Pakistani forces resumed missile shelling in the province.

At least 1,500 missiles were fired on Kunar province from Pakistan during the month of September last year, as per the official information. (ANI)